Grant Writing Help

Below is a list of organizations that provide technical assistance, consulting, classes and research materials in the San Francisco Bay Area. My thanks to the Community Foundation for allowing me to reproduce this information from one of their seminars.

Grant Writing

Technical Assistance

Basic Elements of Grant Writing
The Corporation for Public Broadcasting evaluates hundreds of proposals each year for a variety of funding purposes. This publication is an easy guide to the basic elements of grant writing and is offered to assist applicants to CPB and to other funding sources. It offers guideposts to help you through each stage of the process.

Management Center
Women’s Building
3543 18th St #8
San Francisco, CA
415- 362-9735
 
The Peninsula Community Foundation
McClellan Library
1700S. El Camino Real
San Mateo, CA 94402
415-358-9369
 
Foundation Center
312 Sutter Street
San Francisco, CA
415-397-0902
415-397-0903 (Librarian)

Websites for Grant Research

Council on Foundations
See what role foundations play in your community, how to start your own foundation, and what the Council does to support foundations.

The Foundation Center
News and profiles of the top philanthropic foundations.

Foundations On-line
Directory of home pages of charitable grantmakers that may contain downloadable information such as grant applications, periodical and financial reports, and e-mail capabilities.

Arts Foundations Based in San Francisco Bay Area

California Arts Council
The mission of the CAC is to make available and accessible quality art reflecting all of California’s diverse cultures.

Community Foundation
Grants are available only to nonprofit organizations benefiting Santa Clara County and southern San Mateo County, California. Good overview of the whole grant process.

The David and Lucille Packard Foundation
The goals of the Arts Program are to ensure that a vibrant network of nonprofit arts institutions continues to exist and that children are well educated in the arts. Grants concentrated in the Northern California counties of San Mateo, Santa Clara, Santa Cruz, and Monterey.

The Nathan Cummings Foundation
The Foundation pays particular attention to arts institutions whose mission and practices include service to the poor, disadvantaged and underserved.

Writing the Grant

Basic Elements of Grant Writing
This publication is an easy guide to the basic elements of grant writing and is offered to assist applicants.

EPA Grant Writing Tutorial
Primarily for those looking for grants to aid in environmental projects.

Grant Writing: Seven Deadly Sins of Grant Writing
Too often grant writers fall into these traps when applying for community grants.

Learning Lab – A Proposal Writing Short Course
This process is grounded in the conviction that a partnership should develop between the nonprofit and the donor. When you spend a great deal of your time seeking money, it is hard to remember that it can also be difficult to give money away.

Related page: Grant Writing
Too often grant writers fall into these traps when applying for community grants.

Tagged , . Bookmark the permalink.

One Response to Grant Writing Help

  1. Pingback: Grant Writing-Seven Deadly Sins of Grant Writing - Go Milpitas

  • Matched Content